3D Character Artist

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

November 12, 2021
Full Time
United States
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Treehouse Games is looking for amazing people who are excited to create games that are the best way for friends to spend time together.

The characters players meet and interact with are a core part of the experience we want to build here at Treehouse. We're searching for a highly skilled 3D Character Artist to join our team and help bring our characters to life. As a 3D Character Artist you should have a strong understanding of anatomy, form, color, the skill to interpret concept art, plus the technical skills to bring your work to life in Unreal Engine.

Our goal is to build a supportive team of strong communicators and area specialists that love to collaborate across discipline lines to create exciting experiences for friends to enjoy together. We are committed to remote working and already have team members across North America.


  • Create 3D assets and textures for a wide range of characters, costumes, creatures and critters.
  • Work closely with the rest of the art team to maintain a consistent and always improving aesthetic across all 3d assets in the game.
  • Understand game requirements to create assets that are optimized for gameplay, deformation and animation.
  • Receive feedback from art director, animators and design, and editing your creations based on the comments received.
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback.


  • Significant professional experience as a 3D Artist in games or related industries.
  • Experience with PBR material pipeline and lighting.
  • Expertise in industry-standard content creation tools, such as Blender, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter and Unreal Engine.
  • An eye for sculpting, composition, texture, color, and lighting.
  • Online availability during our core hours of 11am to 4pm PST.


  • Portfolio showcasing a breadth of stylized art.
  • Professional experience working in Unreal 4.
  • Other discipline experience such as environment art, shader development, VFX, procedural asset creation a huge plus.


  • Competitive salary
  • Company sharing in the form of equity options
  • Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, Life)
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Flexible work hours and vacation policy
  • Fully remote

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About Treehouse Games

We’re a development studio focused on building collaborative games for a growing, global audience of players who use games as their favorite way to hang out together. Based in Los Angeles, Treehouse is venture-backed and built by industry veterans - half of the team comes from gaming powerhouses including Microsoft, Riot Games and the original DotA mod, and half comes from successful indie startups like Sirvo Studios and Industrial Toys.

We named our studio “Treehouse” because the world needs games that create an inviting hangout space where players spend time with their friends. We focus on the player impact we create through our work, we value feedback from players, and we believe the best teams are built on a culture of trust and respect.

Treehouse is making cooperative experiences that are all about quality time spent with friends. Games that do this well today see amazing engagement among audiences all around the world - we’re looking for diverse candidates with unique backgrounds to bring these and other meaningful perspectives to our team.

If you’re passionate about cooperative games and finding quality time with friends, we hope you’ll on the adventure.

We're currently hiring across art, design, marketing, operations, programming, and QA. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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